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Grenfell residents give evidence to the Inquiry – ‘We were treated as sub citizens’...

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THE GRENFELL Tower fire Inquiry heard from the residents themselves yesterday including Lee Chapman the secretary of the leaseholders association who had repeatedly raised...

‘Tory Sleaze Bigger Than Ever!’

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‘TORY SLEAZE is bigger than ever,’ Labour’s Shadow Chancellor for the Duchy of Lancaster Rachel Reeves said yesterday after senior Tory MP Bernard Jenkin...

NAO TO PROBE GREENSILL! – and how it collapsed the UK steel industry

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THE NATIONAL Audit Office (NAO) has launched a probe into supply chain finance firm Greensill Capital following its collapse, which threatens to end the...

BAN ‘FIRE AND REHIRE’ – Manchester bus strikers demand of Mayor

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A PROTEST of striking Manchester bus drivers took place outside the Mayor’s Office yesterday afternoon, demanding that Andy Burnham takes action to stop the...

British Gas engineers strike as bosses carry out ‘fire & rehire’

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FORTY striking pickets gathered at the Gas Training Centre in Dartford yesterday, to protest against the ‘Fire and Rehire’ policy of Centrica, who now...

British Gas to sack its entire workforce

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BRITISH Gas is to sack its entire 10,000-strong workforce today, in a vicious attack which has been met with strike action over months by...

Anger erupts outside Chauvin murder trial!

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AS THE murder trial of officer Derek Chauvin continued for the killing of George Floyd, anger erupted outside the Court House where masses of...

LONDON FACES STANDSTILL! – as thousands of Metroline busworkers vote to strike

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LONDON is set to be brought to a standstill after thousands of bus workers employed by the privateer Metroline have voted overwhelmingly for strike...

Teachers battling ‘fire and rehire’ tactic to slash their pensions!

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THE NEU National Education Union’s 2021 Annual Conference yesterday debated calls from members working in the independent sector for a national campaign to protect...

Myanmar Embassy in London – SEIZED BY MILITARY JUNTA

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THE MYANMAR military authorities have seized control of the embassy, leaving the ambassador out in the street and forcing him to sleep in his...

Bus Strike Solid

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‘OUR STRUGGLE is getting stronger, not weaker. There is a deep determination amongst the membership. The more mischief from management, the more they try...

3-quarters of medium-rises use combustible material!

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THREE-QUARTERS of cladding systems on new medium-rise buildings use combustible materials, data show. These include 76 schools, 25 hospitals, nursing homes, hospices and older people’s...

Vaccine passport trials beginning in mid April!

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VACCINE passport trials will begin from mid-April, Tory PM Johnson announced at the 5pm briefing yesterday. When asked he said: ‘Obviously we are looking at...

Academy bosses salaries – ‘verging on criminality!’ – while poorly paid teachers are being...

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THE NEW NASUWT president is to tell this weekend’s annual conference that trust bosses’ salaries are ‘verging on criminality’. The NASUWT will call for a...

NHS – 15% Rise Now!

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PROTESTS took place outside hospitals yesterday morning after the call by unions to turn April 1st into a day of action for NHS staff...

NHS workers need 15% pay rise now! – TUC must call a general strike...

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UNISON’S campaign for an immediate pay rise for health workers goes up a level this week – with a plea to the public and...

‘Indefinite strike to win’ – demand striking bus drivers

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‘INDEFINITE strike action to win it quick and win it now,’ Hounslow bus garage driver and Unite member Stoyan Ivanov demanded yesterday. More than 2,000...

George Floyd murder trial begins ‘Whole world is watching’

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‘GEORGE Floyd was living, breathing, walking and talking just fine until the police put him face down in handcuffs and put a knee on...

Nationalise Liberty Steel

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THE GMB and Unite unions yesterday called for Liberty Steel to be nationalised after the Tory government rejected a request for £170m in financial...

‘Kill The Bill’ Demos Nationwide!

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‘KILL the Bill’ mass demonstrations took place against the Tory government’s Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill in cities around the country on Friday...

Demonstrate April 1 15% for all NHS staff

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PEOPLE across the country are being asked to put colourful posters in their windows in support of a proper NHS pay rise, in a...

Massive Victory For Asda Staff!

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THE GMB has hailed a ‘massive victory’ for 40,000 Asda workers in their equal pay claim after the Supreme Court ruled in their favour...

Sweeping police powers extended for 6 months! – Labour votes with Tories to renew...

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THE CORONAVIRUS Act was put to Parliament for renewal yesterday, extending the sweeping police powers contained in it for a further six months until...

Inquiry into police spying on unions – union heads demand transparency

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LEADERS of many of the largest and most prominent trade unions in the UK, have jointly signed a letter demanding that immediate action is...

Shrewsbury 24 victory! Convictions overturned

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YESTERDAY’S decision by the Court of Appeal to overturn the convictions of the Shrewsbury Pickets after a nearly 50-year campaign has been hailed as...

‘Rogue bus service’ commits ‘illegal safety breaches’ – Unite

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THE ‘ROGUE bus service’ being operated by Go North West in the Greater Manchester area is under investigation for serial Covid-19 safety failures and...

TORY PROTEST BAN ‘UNACCEPTABLE!’ – London marchers clash with police

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At least 36 people were arrested for ‘breaching Covid regulations’ after a march of thousands of protesters through central London came under attack by...

Unite Demands £60,000 Grant – For Families Of Deceased Bus Drivers

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UNITE regional secretary for London Pete Kavanagh told News Line yesterday: ‘We would like to see this £60,000 grant to the families of those...

41 Heathrow Airport Limited strikes

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UNITE has called ‘targeted’ strike action at Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) from Friday 2nd April to Sunday 25th April, with 41 strikes over the...

Sixth Day Of Strike Action Against £2,500 Pay Cuts Per Annum!

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UNITE members at RATP London United yesterday held their sixth day of strike action against £2,500 per annum pay cuts being imposed by French...

Manchester indefinite bus strike!

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MANCHESTER Go North West strikers were out yesterday mass picketing the depot as part of their indefinite strike. Go North West Unite branch secretary Pat...

New Police Bill attacks right to protest! – Labour votes against

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‘THIS GOVERNMENT was elected a year ago on a manifesto to support the police and uphold law and order,’ Tory Home Secretary Priti Patel...

‘The Police Have Tried To Silence US!’

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OVER 3,000 people massed around the Clapham Common bandstand on Saturday afternoon for a vigil in respect of Sarah Everard who was abducted and...

Scotland Yard To Be Investigated!

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SCOTLAND Yard is to be investigated over its failure to deal with an allegation of two acts of indecent exposure by a serving police...

Arconic warned of cladding fire risk a decade before Grenfell!

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THE COMPANY that made the Grenfell Tower cladding was warned of the risks of a building fire that would kill ‘60 to 70’ people...

Myanmar military ‘extrajudicial killings’

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A PROTEST of over a hundred Burmese outside the Myanmar embassy in Mayfair, London yesterday demanded the release of their leaders arrested during the...

‘All bus workers must strike together’ – Renationalise now! – demands Harrow picket

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THERE was a strong picket line at Harrow bus garage yesterday morning despite the pouring rain. London Sovereign drivers were on their third day of...

Tories unveil sweeping new police powers to ban protests

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THE POLICE, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, which threatens the fundamental right to protest, was introduced to Parliament yesterday. The government published some of the...

Teachers fear schools still unsafe as millions return

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‘TEACHERS are concerned that the government have not taken the safety measures that they should have done,’ Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of...

‘WE WILL STRIKE WITH NURSES!’ say Manchester bus strikers

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‘THE SUPPORT has been amazing,’ striker Peter Gleaves told News Line at the Queens Road Depot in Manchester yesterday, where Go North West bus...

Labour Shadow Ministers Prepared To Join Nurses On The Picket Line!

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WITH THE Royal College of Nursing launching a £35 million strike fund to defeat the Tory government’s 1% NHS pay insult at the weekend,...

RCN SETTING UP A £35m STRIKE FUND

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FOLLOWING the recommendation of the ‘slap in the face’ 1% pay award by the Department of Health and Social Care in its evidence to...

Escalate the action – bus workers call for National Strike now!

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‘ESCALATE the action – national strike now!’ bus workers told News Line yesterday on the first day of another two days of strike action...

‘A MOMENTOUS BREAKTHROUGH!’ – ICC to investigate Israeli war crimes

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AMNESTY International (AI) described yesterday’s decision by Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), to open a formal investigation into the situation...

TORY CRISIS DEEPENS AS SUNAK SET TO BORROW £598bn MORE

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CHANCELLOR Sunak began his Budget speech by drawing attention to the £280 billion already spent on Covid-19 rescue measures saying, ‘I said I would...